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Basketball Culture 101: A Students Perspective Part 7

Matt Gordon, a student in Professor Yago Colás’ “Cultures in Basketball” class at the University of Michigan , and research contributer at, has generously agreed to share his experience of “Cultures in Basketball” on our blog. You can also follow Matt on Twitter @matogo18. Last week in class we began a fascinating discussion on the G.O.A.T (Greatest Of […]


NBA Player Visualization 2009 – 2010

This NBA player visualization was created by mapping player statistics to physical attributes of simple, cartoon, caricatures (more blocks equals longer arms, more rebounds results in longer legs etc.) We updated the 2008 version to reflect the 2009-2010 season. Note that we are using totals not averages. We originally released this visualization on Hoopism back […]